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# apollo-house - Thursday 16 January, 2020

An Taisce appeal puts plans for 21-storey development at Apollo House site on hold
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

An Taisce appeal puts plans for 21-storey development at Apollo House site on hold

Jan 16th 2020, 1:52 PM 16,544 Views 35 Comments

An Taisce claim that the proposal does not protect the major cultural inheritance of the surrounding area.

# apollo-house - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million
# Office Block
# Office Block

Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million

Dec 3rd 2018, 7:28 AM 17,056 Views 20 Comments

An office block with retail units will be built on the property in Dublin city centre.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Former Apollo House site put on the market
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Former Apollo House site put on the market

Sep 26th 2018, 7:58 AM 23,300 Views 53 Comments

Apollo House site goes on sale with permission for a new office-block in its place.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins

Feb 14th 2018, 1:40 PM 11,111 Views 23 Comments

The office block on Dublin’s Tara Street is about to be torn down.

# apollo-house - Monday 15 January, 2018

RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post
# Defamation
# Defamation

RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post

Jan 15th 2018, 8:33 AM 34,177 Views 0 Comments

An RTÉ story last year said that Ogle’s Unite union sought an exemption from providing social housing during Apollo House.

# apollo-house - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'One former Apollo House resident has died on the streets already'
# One Year On
# One Year On

'One former Apollo House resident has died on the streets already'

Dec 17th 2017, 10:51 AM 16,312 Views 103 Comments

Many former residents feel let down.

# apollo-house - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever
# One Year On
# One Year On

'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever

Dec 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,540 Views 35 Comments

The Home Sweet Home campaign received widespread attention when it took over Apollo House on Hawkins Street for homeless people.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died
# Previous Convictions
# Previous Convictions

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died

Sep 6th 2017, 8:23 AM 54,994 Views 70 Comments

Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.

# apollo-house - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness

Jul 1st 2017, 12:36 PM 8,342 Views 22 Comments

About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Apollo House is going to be demolished
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Apollo House is going to be demolished

Jun 21st 2017, 4:00 PM 18,798 Views 40 Comments

Hawkins House – widely known as the capital’s ‘ugliest building’ – will also be redeveloped.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities
# Apollo House Legacy
# Apollo House Legacy

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

May 2nd 2017, 4:30 PM 19,017 Views 33 Comments

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?
# Apollo House Legacy
# Apollo House Legacy

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?

May 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 59,832 Views 56 Comments

The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.

# apollo-house - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Mannix Flynn: 'Apollo House completely failed'
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Mannix Flynn: 'Apollo House completely failed'

Feb 25th 2017, 10:19 AM 34,348 Views 129 Comments

The Dublin City councillor said that the criticism of the council was unfair and the occupation “didn’t achieve anything”.

# apollo-house - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House
# Director's Cut
# Director's Cut

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,324 Views 8 Comments

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

# apollo-house - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Poll: Do you think the Apollo House occupation was a success?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the Apollo House occupation was a success?

Feb 4th 2017, 9:30 AM 19,852 Views 89 Comments

Legal proceedings formally ended yesterday.

# apollo-house - Friday 3 February, 2017

Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end
# Apollo Mission Ends
# Apollo Mission Ends

Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end

Feb 3rd 2017, 3:17 PM 9,985 Views 32 Comments

The receivers intend to sell the building, which forms part of a block due for re-development.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Jan 25th 2017, 9:11 AM 11,037 Views 14 Comments

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

# apollo-house - Friday 20 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down
# Dispute
# Dispute

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down

Jan 20th 2017, 7:56 AM 13,007 Views 127 Comments

The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.

# apollo-house - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House
# Opinion
# Opinion

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House

Jan 19th 2017, 9:24 AM 199 Views 61 Comments

Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.

# apollo-house - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

Jan 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,113 Views 78 Comments

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# apollo-house - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
# Mission Accomplished
# Mission Accomplished

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

Jan 12th 2017, 5:58 PM 25,552 Views 119 Comments

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building

Jan 12th 2017, 3:45 PM 69,163 Views 184 Comments

The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening

Jan 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,251 Views 90 Comments

The remaining occupants of the Nama-controlled building have been ordered to vacate the building by the High Court.

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'
# Twitter Chatter
# Twitter Chatter

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'

Jan 11th 2017, 7:32 PM 9,539 Views 79 Comments

The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

Jan 11th 2017, 6:15 PM 63,581 Views 240 Comments

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

'Apollo House was about much more than 35 people in one building'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Apollo House was about much more than 35 people in one building'

Jan 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 215 Views 44 Comments

This country needs a lot more people to say enough is enough, and on many more issues than homelessness, writes Frankie Gaffney.

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use
# Deadline Approaching
# Deadline Approaching

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use

Jan 10th 2017, 6:25 PM 23,495 Views 71 Comments

The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.

# apollo-house - Monday 9 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home makes government deal but future of Apollo House uncertain
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Home Sweet Home makes government deal but future of Apollo House uncertain

Jan 9th 2017, 6:10 PM 17,757 Views 117 Comments

Residents at the facility are to be housed in two new ‘acclimation facilities’.

# apollo-house - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary
# Apollo House Occupation
# Apollo House Occupation

Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary

Jan 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 101,043 Views 223 Comments

Quentin Sheridan is no longer permitted to enter Apollo House.

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House

Jan 7th 2017, 7:46 AM 10,722 Views 110 Comments

Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.

# apollo-house - Friday 6 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House

Jan 6th 2017, 4:42 PM 74,199 Views 127 Comments

Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
# Housing
# Housing

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken

Jan 6th 2017, 12:01 AM 20,925 Views 49 Comments

That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.

# apollo-house - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

Jan 5th 2017, 2:21 PM 14,448 Views 195 Comments

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home
# Dublin Protest
# Dublin Protest

"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:53 PM 20,220 Views 93 Comments

Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.

"I think people are very angry": Protesters call for action on homelessness in Dublin march
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

"I think people are very angry": Protesters call for action on homelessness in Dublin march

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:15 PM 14,974 Views 108 Comments

Around 250 people took part in a march to the Department of Finance this afternoon.

# apollo-house - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
# Home Sweet Home

Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home

Jan 1st 2017, 2:52 PM 5,499 Views 1 Comment

The movement is going global.

# apollo-house - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team

Dec 31st 2016, 9:59 AM 11,487 Views 54 Comments

The group behind the occupied Nama-controlled building, Home Sweet Home, has launched the service following “extremely generous donations from the Irish public”.

# apollo-house - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Occupation of empty Dublin apartment block by homelessness activists ends
# Premier Love Project
# Premier Love Project

Occupation of empty Dublin apartment block by homelessness activists ends

Dec 29th 2016, 1:57 PM 29,176 Views 88 Comments

The group said a number of Nama-owned buildings have been cherry-picked for occupation.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,518 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'This is home for people now' - A look inside Apollo House
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'This is home for people now' - A look inside Apollo House

Dec 27th 2016, 8:13 PM 48,809 Views 69 Comments

Occupiers say they aren’t planning on leaving on 11 January.

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